beta-hydroxybutyric acid

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beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism

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Breitner, "A new quick-test for semiquantitative determination of beta-hydroxybutyric acid in bovine milk," Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series A, vol.
This test reacts with acetoacetic acid only, not beta-hydroxybutyric acid or acetone.
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